• Baxter
  • Orland Park, IL
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 8701 Golfview Dr

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About Baxter
Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxters leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products.For more than 85 years, weve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies andtherapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxters employees worldwide are now building upon the companys rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit and follow us on, and. Summary Senior Project Managers provide business and technical leadership for major, high-complexity programs (e.g., Baxter Top Projects) within the Global Business Unit, leading project teams through the identification, justification, prioritization, initiation, development and implementation processes. Senior Project managers will lead their teams in financial analysis including market research, cash flow, capital, and program positioning. They will collaborate with marketing, legal and purchasing to develop and negotiate contracts. This person will interact with and influence senior internal and external stakeholders. Senior Project Managers will make launch date commitments to businesses and manage stakeholder expectations with regard to Baxter deliverables during the program. This person will serve as a champion of product lifecycle management processes recognizing how project results impact the overall success of the organization. The Senior Project Manager will develop core team and project management capabilities across the organization. Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Accountable for core team performance, program schedule and execution, budget commitments and spend
  • Leads team in defining program strategies, developing goals, and orchestrating team appraisal process
  • Provides clear direction on product lifecycle management requirements to meet expectations of external customers and business stakeholders
  • Interacts through program updates and reviews with all functions and levels of management ensuring effective ongoing communications across teams and stakeholders
  • Ensures identification and communication of project risks, development of risk plan and proactive management of risk response strategies
  • Anticipates potential conflict situations for proactive solutions and manages conflict situations to result in win-win outcomes
  • Maximizes business results through continuous improvement in organization's ability to execute programs from identification through implementation.
  • Qualifications

  • BA or BS
  • 10 yrs. in product development or equivalent experience in new product commercialization including 3-5 years of project management experience (Pharmaceutical industry experience desired.
  • Experience with technology transfers / working with external vendors
  • Strong drive and passion for working and managing innovation portfolio
  • Financial and business acumen
  • Role model of Vital Behaviors and Leadership Essentials
  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory or Clinical
  • Practices and Product Development Process requirements
  • Expertise in all aspects of program management
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and develop others
  • Ability to develop others
  • PMI or IPMA or equivalent certification desired
  • A Career That Matters
    Baxters employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day. Equal Employment Opportunity Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. Reasonable Accommodations
    Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.
    Associated topics: aseptic, aseptic technique, dietetic, drug, drug development, industrial hygienist, kinesiology, metabolism, microbiology, physiologist

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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